The Homeschool Gossip is the place to come to find out all about Homeschooling in the Greater Charlotte Area & beyond ~ from Rock Hill to Raleigh!

You'll find calendars of events and activities, list of co-ops, support groups and enrichment classes; Homeschooling FAQs and a Social Network to get you connected to other homeschoolers with similar ages and interests; there are even Marketplaces to buy & sell curriculum, toys and games!

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"Homeschool Days" & Special Offers


Links to Special Homeschool Offers, Discounts & More

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Homeschool Days:

Homeschool Discount Days, Hours & Events:

Educator Discounts ~ Homeschoolers Eligible:
Homeschool ID Card:
Click here to learn how to obtain your Proof of Homeschool for merchant discounts.  It's free and official from the North Carolina Department of Non-Public Education.


Amazing FREE Resources!
  • Crash Course YouTube Channel Tons of awesome courses in one awesome channel! Nicole Sweeney teaches you sociology, Carrie Anne Philbin teaches you computer science, Craig Benzine teaches film history, and Mike Rugnetta is teaching mythology! Check out the playlists for past courses in physics, philosophy, games, economics, U.S. government and politics, astronomy, anatomy & physiology, world history, biology, literature, ecology, chemistry, psychology, and U.S. history.
  • Virtual Homeschool Group :We are an online homeschool course co-op. Think of it as your local co-op gone electronic with no geographical borders. It is all-volunteer run and donation supported so that we can offer the classes tuition-free. We offer at your own pace and live online classes. August 1st is the big registration day each year for live online classes. At your own pace (ayops) can be started at any time. Contact Tammy Moore at teacher.tammy.moore@gmail.com if you have any questions.
  • Donna Young offers the largest selection of Printable homeschool planners. Not only will you be able to print a complete homeschool planner, you can also read Donna's How to Plan Homeschool articles with examples and suggestions. 
  • Free MIT courses, including videos, audio, simulations, lecture notes and exams! 
  • HSLDA’s Membership for Parents of Preschoolers This FREE HSLDA membership is for parents or legal guardians whose oldest child is under age 5. Here are the benefits you receive! Personal phone and email access to legal staff for your state, for any legal concerns regarding your homeschool Toddlers to Tweens consultant (preschool–8th grade) who can answer your homeschooling questions about everything from getting started to learning styles, from curriculum to lesson planning, and more www.hslda.org/ToddlersToTweens Struggling Learner/Special Needs consultants who can assist you in diagnosing and addressing your homeschooled child’s special needs www.hslda.org/StrugglingLearner
  • LibraVox – free and low-cost audio books 
  • Forgotten Books is a London-based book publisher specializing in the restoration of old books, both fiction and non-fiction. Books available to read online, download as ebooks, or purchase in print. https://www.forgottenbooks.com/en 
  • Where to Go Wednesday: NC Aquariums As the weather cools down, maybe your family enjoys a trip to the coast? Consider a visit to one of our wonderful aquariums. With preregistration, homeschools are allowed on free visit per school year. You must be a registered homeschool with DNPE.
  • Lynda.com through CMS Library -  Lynda.com is an online educational site that includes over 3,000 courses (and over 130,000 videos) in popular fields like web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business. Normally, using lynda.com requires a paid subscription, but Charlotte Mecklenburg Library cardholders can access lynda.com content FREE with their library card number following these instructions
  • WTVI-PBS Charlotte - WTVI-PBS Charlotte provides educational resources, promotes culture and the performing arts, and connects our community on air, online and around the region. WTVI-PBS is a service of Central Piedmont Community College.

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      Great gift idea for homeschoolers!